Brazil

Crypto News From Brazil: Sept. 9–15 in Review

Brazil has seen another tumultuous week in the cryptocurrency industry. Several courts are going after crypto companies accused...
September 15, 2019
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Crypto News From Brazil: Sept. 2–8 in Review

Brazil has seen a tumultuous week in the cryptocurrency industry. The tax agency announced that they are running out of funds, ...
September 8, 2019
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Foundation Uses Blockchain and Crypto to Help Save the Brazilian Amazon

Rainforest Foundation US is a New York-based, non-profit NGO working in Central and South America, which is now hoping to suppo...

City of São Paulo to Use Blockchain Registry for Public Works

The municipal government of São Paulo, Brazil, is going to use a blockchain registry for its public works projects. The Municip...
September 2, 2019
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Crypto News From Brazil and Portugal: Aug. 24-31 in Review

This week saw major expansion of crypto payments in Brazil, new standards freeing Bitcoin from Portuguese taxes, and the allege...

1.4 Million Brazilian Point-of-Sale Devices to Support Crypto Payments

Cielo, the largest payment processing provider in Brazil, has unveiled support for Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrency purchases o...

Brazil Central Bank Adopts IMF Guidelines for Crypto Classification

The Central Bank of Brazil has moved to classify bought or sold cryptocurrency assets per International Monetary Fund (IMF) gui...

Crypto News From Brazil: Week in Review

Last week, Brazilian authorities took regulatory action against crypto-related businesses and several alleged cryptocurrency sc...
August 25, 2019
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Eike Batista Arrested on Suspicion of Money Laundering Via Bitcoin

Wealthy businessman Eike Batista has been arrested by federal police on account of suspected money laundering, which they belie...

Brazilian Non-profit Tags Clothes for Workplace Abuse Using Blockchain

The Brazilian non-profit Alinha Institute has launched their Alinha Tag, aiming to inform customers of the labor conditions of ...